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Mustang Boys Sports

Board considers reducing test exemptions

The Mustang Board of Education on Monday discussed potentially toughening the school district’s policy on final exams to make it more in keeping with the policies in other area schools. Superintendent Charles Bradley said officials are still working on the policy and that he could bring it to the board for final approval as early…

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Mustang Girls Sports

Lady Broncos finish strong, stop Yukon

The Mustang High and Yukon girls basketball teams played defense so effectively Tuesday night that for most of the game, a lid appeared firmly clamped to both baskets. And while the Lady Broncos’ shooters couldn’t find the mark, Yukon also forced them into a slew of turnovers in the Bedlam rivalry contest at the Mustang…

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Mustang Wrestling

Lineup change sparks MHS wrestlers

  Mustang High School wrestling coach Brian Picklo experimented with his lineup in Tuesday night’s dual against Edmond North, and the changes gave No. 2-ranked Mustang a decisive spark. Five Broncos wrestled up a weight class and each won in their 42-18 thumping of fourth-ranked Edmond North at the Mustang High School Event Center. Did…

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Mustang Basketball

Mustang grapplers place third at Geary meet

Mustang High School’s wrestlers claimed three individual titles and placed third in the team standings last weekend at the Geary Tournament. Returning state champion Tucker Owens had perhaps the biggest victory, winning an impressive 3-1 decision in the 120-pound finals. He beat Dominic Chavez of Arlington (Texas) Martin last Saturday. Chavez is No. 13 nationally…

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Mustang Swimming

Mustang graduate chasing dream from the Virgin Islands

Greg Penny’s journey has led him from Mustang to Kentucky, back to Oklahoma and now the MHS graduate is competing nationally for the Virgin Islands   By Trey Hunter / Sports Editor Not many Mustang graduates or former Broncos earn the opportunity to compete nationally for the United States. And only one has earned the…

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Mustang Football

Mustang’s Blankenship named district’s coach of the year; seniors receive all-district honors

An exemplary football season by Mustang High School’s first-year coaching staff has earned Lee Blanken-ship selection as The Oklahoman’s District 6A-1 Coach of the Year. Blankenship guided the Broncos to a 7-4 record and their first postseason appearance since 2016. “It’s an honor to be selected coach of the year,” Blankenship said. “There are so…

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Mustang Softball

Tough loss by Mustang tightens 6A-1 race

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang High’s fast-pitch softball team was victimized by an eight-run third inning and a season-high four errors in a 9-7 setback at Putnam City on Tuesday. The huge inning gave Putnam City (8-12 overall, 3-9 district) a 9-3 lead, then it held off the Lady Broncos. It was a potentially devastating…

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Mustang Volleyball

Lady Bronco netters fight for win

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang volleyball coach Steve Hajek didn’t sound very happy Tuesday night. “At some point, all teams have a bad match,” he lamented. No, the Lady Broncos didn’t play very well, making plenty of errors, Hajek reiterated, but then they didn’t lose either, winning 26-24, 25-15, 27-25. “We had some offensive hitting and passing…

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Mustang Cross Country

Hilly Arkansas course challenges Mustang harriers

By BOB CRAMER [email protected] Mustang High School’s cross-country teams ran in one of the region’s largest and most famous races Saturday. The 31st annual Chile Pepper Festival is held at the University of Arkansas’ course in Fayetteville. Mustang boys coach Mike McGarry said 778 male and 630 female runners were entered in the 3.1-mile race.…

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Other Sports

Bronco boys soccer makes statement in win

After Mustang’s boys soccer team lost its first game of the season last weekend, the Broncos likely weren’t in the best mood Tuesday night when Edmond Santa Fe came to town. Mustang (4-1) had suffered its first defeat in a shoot-out Saturday at a tournament in Bentonville, Arkansas. So, it came as no great surprise…

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Columns & Features

A Valentine’s Day Do-Over

Engaged couple hopes to recreate first holiday together A rainy day on the campus of the University of Oklahoma in 2013 brought two Mustang natives together. This Valentine’s Day will be their last as a single couple. Troy Huddleston and Emily Haas, both 2013 graduates – Huddleston of Mustang High School and Haas of Southwest…

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